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Jan 20, 2013 8:00pm EST
photographed. who is in that group? hank paulsen, ben bernanke, chris, is john? >> yes. tim geithner, john, and chris. >> you talk about being the only woman in that group? what was your reaction? how did they treat you? >> it was, [laughter] it was difficult. it was. i always felt like when i get into a meeting, another meeting occurred. the decision was made. i was brought into a meeting to be told what they decided to do. that was hard. i felt there were a lot of bilateral relationships. one on one conversations i was not privy too prior to -- getting to go. it was challenging to have a seat at the table and make our way through it and get our views taken seriously. >> go get a job and find the cure to cancer, we tax you at 45%. manage a hedge fund and you will pay 15%." >> a hedge fund is a fund that makes money by arbitrage. they try to exploit inefficiences in the system and for instance they may have arbitrage with intreserest rates or inefficiencies in currencies and they will take opposite positions. it is difficult to explain what hedge funds do. they are trading oprations. they
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> you went to johns hopkins. >> my masters. i got my second masters elsewhere. >> i got a quote from something you said in 2005 before you became chief. "no experience in my life has had more of an impact on doing my job than going to israel." explained. >> the former chief asked me to take over the special operations commission after 9/11. you wanted me to recreate the capabilities of the police department in terms of the homeland security counter- terrorism. i traveled all over the world looking at, studying, homeland's security issues, intelligence. i took a 10-day trip to israel. i took a lot of notes when i was there. 88 pages. i met with a lot of the officials in israel. just watching the way of life in israel, there was a bombing when i was there. watching the way of life for the people in a place where terrorism is every day was just one of the most eye-opening things for me in terms of trying to develop policy for the metropolitan police department. i never want to see our country and city living like that. it really inspired me to put together a very strong capability insid
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